Owning a perfume is a sign of luxury. Buying expensive fragrances, try different scents but we always wonder how to make the fragrance last longer. Here are a few tricks on how to get the most out of your fragrance:
First, apply an unscented moisturizer
Pick an unscented lotion to avoid mixing of smells thus giving attention only to the perfume. Rub the moisturizer or lotion to the spot where you will spray the perfume, this acts as a bind to help the perfume stick to your skin.
Apply before you dress up
There are a couple of reasons why this method is the best. Applying directly on your body will be activated by your natural body heat thus keeping it stay for longer period of time. When you apply perfume directly on the clothes it can lead to yellow/white stains and also can damage the material.
Always choose an intense fragrance
The lifespan of each perfume may vary. Do always remember that citrus-based fragrances don’t last long. If you are looking for a perfume to last longer. Go in for fragrances base notes like woody, patchouli, vanilla, frankincense, pine, cedar.
Spray your Perfume. Don’t Rub
Rubbing the perfume can cause to crush down the molecules of the fragrance which makes the scent to smell absolutely different. Spray your perfume at a distance of 16-25cm from your skin. A gentle spray will evenly distribute the fragrance and will help keep your perfume staying to its original scent.
The right place to spray
The best place to spray your perfume is applied behind your ears at the base of your throat, inside your wrist, inside your elbow and behind your knees.
Storage is Essential
Protect your perfume from heat, light, and humidity. Store it in a cool and dry place, kept away from direct contact with sunlight.
Spray on your hairbrush
Try spraying a little perfume on your hairbrush and run it through hair. Let down your hair. Your hair holds the fragrance better than your skin. Every time you walk past someone this scent will be liberated.
Now you know how to make your perfume last longer. If you have tried any other ways do feel free to share it with us.